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February 15, 2018 - Industry News

Ford Recalls Escape, Lincoln MKC for Brake Jounce Hoses

Photo of the 2018 Escape courtesy of Ford.

Ford Motor Co. is recalling approximately 92 2018 Ford Escape and Lincoln MKC vehicles for incorrect front brake jounce hoses because they may encounter interference with adjacent components.

Tags: Ford Escape, Recalls, Ford, 2018-MY, Lincoln MKC, Safety, Compact SUVs

February 8, 2018 - Industry News

Ford's Subscription Service Reaches 600 Customers

Photo of a Canvas delivery courtesy of Ford.

About 600 customers are now using Ford's subscription service Canvas in San Francisco and Los Angeles a year after the automaker launched it as an alternative to owning or leasing a vehicle, the company announced.

Tags: Ford, Mobility Service, Subscription

February 8, 2018 - Industry News

Ford Launches Third-Gen 2019 Transit Connect Wagon

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Ford debuted the 2019 Transit Connect Wagon with new gasoline and diesel powertrains, a new eight-speed transmission, and a suite of safety technology as standard equipment at the Chicago Auto Show.

Tags: Ford Transit Connect, Ford, 2019-MY, Compact Vans, Passenger Vans, Chicago Auto Show

February 6, 2018 - Global News

Ford Reveals New CUV for Global Markets

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Ford has unveiled a new global compact utility vehicle, the Freestyle, which is part of the automaker's KA nameplate.

Tags: Ford, Global, CUV

February 1, 2018 - Global News

Ford China's CEO Steps Down


Jason Luo, Ford China's chairman and CEO, has stepped down from his position with the automaker citing personal reasons

Tags: China, Ford, Global

January 25, 2018 - Industry News

Fleets Part of Ford's 2018 Mobility Strategy

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Ford is looking to leverage burgeoning vehicle connectivity technology to deliver improved data services and fleet optimization for commercial fleets, which is part of the Ford Mobility team’s strategy to accelerate delivery of mobility products and services to customers in 2018.

Tags: Connected Vehicle Technology, Ford, Mobility, Autonomous Vehicles, Ride Sharing

January 19, 2018 - Industry News

Ford Investing $11B in Vehicle Electrification

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Ford will invest $11 billion in vehicle electrification and plans to expand its current electrified vehicle portfolio to a total of 40 vehicles.

Tags: Investment, Ford, Battery-Electric Vehicles

January 18, 2018 - Industry News

Ford Recalls Expedition, Lincoln Navigator SUVs for Windows

Photo of Ford Expedition courtesy of Ford.

The safety compliance recall covers 361 2018-model year vehicles in the U.S.

Tags: Lincoln, Recalls, Ford, Windows, Luxury SUVs, Large SUVs, Lincoln Navigator, Ford Expedition, Safety

January 14, 2018 - Industry News

2019 Ford Ranger Production to Begin in Late 2018

The Ranger will be available in three trim grades: XL, midlevel XLT, and a high-level Lariat trim series. It will include FX Off-Road packages, and in SuperCab or SuperCrew cab configurations. (Photo courtesy of Ford Motor Co.)

The Ford Ranger is returning to the North American market with a 2.3L EcoBoost engine, 10-speed automatic transmission, and a suite of Ford’s latest technologies.

Tags: Ford Ranger, Ford, Mid-Size Pickups, 2019-MY, Detroit Auto Show, Pickup Trucks

January 10, 2018 - Industry News

Ford to Develop a Connected Car Platform

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Ford revealed its initiatives for a smart city cloud platform that is designed to help create city ecosystems that are prepared for upcoming changes in mobility, such as connected vehicle networks and autonomous cars.

Tags: Connected Vehicle Technology, Ford, Autonomous Vehicles

January 7, 2018 - Industry News

Ford's Diesel F-150: 30 MPG on the Highway

Photo of diesel-powered 2018 F-150 courtesy of Ford.

Ford's first diesel-powered 2018 F-150 pickup can deliver an EPA-rated 30 mpg in highway driving, which would put it among the most fuel-efficient pickups available when it goes on sale in the spring.

Tags: Ford F-150, Ford, Large Pickups, 2018-MY, Diesel Engines, Fuel Economy

December 28, 2017 - Industry News

2017 New Vehicle Sales Should Reach Fourth All-Time

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New-vehicle sales for 2017 should reach 17.1 million, which would make 2017 the fourth-highest year on record and signals continuing robust health in the automotive industry, according to Kelley Blue Book.

Tags: New Vehicle Sales, Ford, Kelley Blue Book, Large Pickups, Mid-Size Sedans

December 26, 2017 - Industry News

Ford Mustangs Recalled for Instrument Clusters

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The safety compliance recall covers 2,100 2018 Ford Mustangs in the U.S. -- all built at Flat Rock Assembly Plant from March 14 to Nov. 26.

Tags: Recalls, Ford Mustang, Ford, 2018-MY, Safety

December 20, 2017 - Industry News

Ford, Hyundai and Kia Issue Recalls for Air Bags

Photo of Ford Escape courtesy of Ford.

The recalls, triggered by defective side curtain air bags, affect more than 13,300 SUVs in the 2018 model year.

Tags: Hyundai, Ford Escape, Recalls, Hyundai Santa Fe, Autoliv, Kia, Kia Sorento, Ford, Air Bags, Compact SUVs, Mid-Size SUVs, NHTSA, 2018-MY

December 19, 2017 - Press Release

Ford Expands Disaster Relief in Puerto Rico

Ford Motor Company Fund is investing more than $1.2 million for expanded disaster relief efforts in Puerto Rico and collaborating with nonprofits to bring much-needed vehicles, supplies and services to hurricane-devastated communities on the island, according to the company.

Tags: Hurricanes, Ford, Disaster Relief, Puerto Rico

December 14, 2017 - Industry News

Ford Locates Self-Driving Unit in Historic Detroit

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Ford Motor Co. is setting up its electrification and autonomous vehicle teams in a historic building in the Corktown neighborhood of Detroit, and will begin operations in early 2018, the company announced.

Tags: Ford, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Autonomous Vehicles

December 13, 2017 - Global News

Ford, Alibaba Collaborate For Mobility Solutions in China

Jason Luo (center left), chairman & CEO of Ford China, and Hu Xiaoming (center right), senior vice president of Alibaba, president of AliOS and president of Alibaba Cloud, signed the strategic cooperation agreement on behalf of both organizations. Photo courtesy of Ford.

Ford and Alibaba Group established a joint effort to identify ways to redefine consumer retail experiences and explore solutions for sustainable mobility in China and around the world.

Tags: China, Ford, Global

December 6, 2017 - Global News

Ford Names New SUV to Australian Market

Photo of the Ford Edge, which will be dubbed the Endura in Australia, courtesy of Ford.

Short for “Endurance,” the Endura will be imported from Canada and is expected to be priced starting at $37,993.

Tags: Australia, Ford, Global, Ford Edge

December 5, 2017 - Global News

Ford to Introduce 50 New Vehicles in China by 2025

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Among the new vehicles, eight are expected to be all-new SUVs, while the Zotye-Ford joint venture is expecting to launch a new range of affordable electric vehicles under a new brand.

Tags: Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, China, Ford, SUVs, Global, Battery-Electric Vehicles

December 5, 2017 - Industry News

Ford Upgrades Super Duty for 2018

The 2018 Super Duty F-450 4x2 dual-rear-wheel pickup will be available this winter in XL, XLT, Lariat, and Platinum series offerings. (Photo courtesy of Ford.)

Ford has made upgrades across the board for its 2018 Super Duty, and now claims best-in-class horsepower, torque, towing, and payload.

Tags: Heavy-Duty Trucks, Ford F-450, Ford, Ford Super Duty

December 1, 2017 - Industry News

Ford Recalls F-150, Explorer for Loose Seats

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The pickup truck and SUV recall covers more than 177,200 2016-MY vehicles in the U.S.

Tags: Ford F-150, Recalls, Ford, Mid-Size SUVs, Large Pickups, 2016-MY, Safety

November 23, 2017 - Global News

Ford Invests $870M in Spain for Kuga Production

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Ford is investing more than $870 million to build the next-generation Kuga mid-size SUV in Valencia, Spain.

Tags: Ford, Spain, Global, Mid-Size SUVs

November 14, 2017 - Industry News

Ford Discontinues C-Max Hybrid, Plug-in Cars

Photo of 2017 C-Max Hybrid courtesy of Ford.

Ford is phasing out its hybrid and plug-in hybrid C-Max models, and will focus on a new generation of electrified vehicles that will be developed by its internal Team Edison, the company has confirmed.

Tags: Ford, Ford C-Max, Discontinued Vehicles, Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids

November 13, 2017 - Global News

Ford Middle East Shows Next-Gen Expedition, F-150

Powered by a second-generation 3.5-litre EcoBoost® twin-turbo V6 engine with standard Auto Start-Stop plus a class exclusive new 10-speed automatic transmission, the new-generation Expedition offers up to 400 horsepower on Platinum models along with 610Nm of torque. Photo courtesy of Ford.

Ford’s 2018 model-year lineup will be on display at the Dubai International Motor Show from Nov. 14 to 18 in Hall 1.

Tags: Ford F-150, Ford Mustang, Ford, Dubai, Global, Ford Expedition

November 13, 2017 - Global News

Ford Enters Joint Venture for China EVs

Photo of Peter Fleet (right), Ford's group vice president and president of Ford Asia Pacific, and Ying Jianren, chairman of Tech-New Group Ltd. and board director of Zotye Auto courtesy of Ford.

Zotye Ford Automobile Co., Ltd., a new 50/50 joint venture, will offer a range of battery-electric vehicles for consumers in China under a new indigenous brand, Ford announced.

Tags: Ford, Joint Venture, China, Battery-Electric Vehicles


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